Thursday, July 24, 2014

Who Said It: Beauty-Pageant Contestant, Philosopher or Politician?



By KYLE LIGMAN via NYT Magazine

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Pageant queens are not the only ones who face the challenge of answering rapid-fire questions about current events.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Word Crimes by alyankovicVEVO







"Weird Al" Yankovic's new album "Mandatory Fun" out now on iTunes: http://ift.tt/1rc8uDe Amazon: http://ift.tt/1jIkfiN Google Play: http://ift.tt/1yGd8eb http://www.WeirdAl.com Music video by "Weird Al" Yankovic performing Word Crimes. (C) 2014 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

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A Chinese Caesar Salad With Umami



By SAM SIFTON via NYT Magazine

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Mission Chinese Food’s interpretation on a classic owes more to Japan than Caesar.

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1968 Democratic Convention.

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Slurp Worthy: The Top 10 Ramen Destinations in New York



A list of New York’s most delicious ramens.

By PETE WELLS via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/NRSN2W

Why Do Americans Stink at Math?



By ELIZABETH GREEN via NYT Magazine

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The Common Core should finally improve math education. The problem is that no one has taught the teachers how to teach it.

Champagne Charlie’s Opens at the High Line Hotel



This new cafe on an expansive, leafy terrace is a fitting spot for an evening of sipping Champagne or wine.

By FLORENCE FABRICANT via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1p7jLz7

The Whiskey Bar Is Taking a Step Up



New whiskey “libraries” offer hundreds of choices.

By ROBERT SIMONSON via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1o6jkso

Made in House? Prove It



A law intended to help restaurant diners know what was made in house is off to a rocky start.

By ELAINE SCIOLINO via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1rpCTwT

Pizza to Go, and on the Go



Michele Iuliano has devised a wood-burning pizza cart that is stationed in different locations around the city.

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How Do You Know When to Go Naked in Germany?



By NATHAN ENGLANDER via NYT Magazine

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Mixed messages from inside the Liquidrom.

A Parisian ‘Neo-Bistro’ Comes to Town



Dinner and drinks at this TriBeCa “neo-bistro” come as close as anything in Manhattan to the flavors of Paris today.

By PETE WELLS via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1mBiIpB

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Biggest Box Office Bombs of the Modern Era | American News

The Biggest Box Office Bombs of the Modern Era | American News

The Biggest Box Office Bombs of the Modern Era. #6, John Carter. Photo Credit – Flickr User – Seth Anderson.

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In Praise of the Trusty Rice Cooker



For someone raised in southern Louisiana, rice cookers are preferred because they work every time. No timers, no worries, no excuses.

By PABLEAUX JOHNSON via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1sLXRIf

Fluffy. Tasty. Tricky.



Embarking on a simple culinary quest: learning how to cook a good pot of basic rice.

By KIM SEVERSON via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1pBhBsS

Now You Taste It, Now You Don’t



When beloved dishes fall off menus, some diners fight back.

By JULIE SCELFO via NYT Dining & Wine http://ift.tt/1nR8Vft

The Ballad of Geeshie and Elvie



By JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN via NYT Magazine

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On the trail of the phantom women who changed American music and then vanished without a trace.
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